Norwegian North Polar Expedition 1893-1896: Oceanographic Data

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Entry ID

G02120

Summary

This data set contains water depth, temperature, specific gravity, salinity, and density measurements from the North Polar Basin and the Barents Sea, gathered by Nansen and crew on the Norwegian North Polar Expedition from 1893-1896.

Data are available via FTP.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 85.87°     S: 69.42°     E: 137.83°     W: 12.43°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: National Snow and Ice Data Center. Compiled by F. Nansen.
Dataset Title: Norwegian North Polar Expedition 1893-1896: Oceanographic Data
Dataset Release Date: 2002-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/g02120.html
Dataset DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N57H1GGG

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 1893-07-22
Stop Date: 1896-04-15

Location Keywords

  • GEOGRAPHIC REGION ARCTIC
  • GEOGRAPHIC REGION POLAR
  • OCEAN ARCTIC OCEAN BARENTS SEA
  • OCEAN ATLANTIC OCEAN NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN SVALBARD AND JAN MAYEN

Science Keywords

  • Oceans Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography Water Depth
  • Oceans Ocean Temperature Water Temperature
  • Oceans Salinity/Density Density
  • Oceans Salinity/Density Salinity

Ancillary Keywords

  • Barents Sea
  • Depth
  • Fram
  • Hydrometer
  • Nansen
  • Ocean
  • Ocean Depth
  • Polar
  • Salinity
  • Specific Gravity
  • Temperature
  • Tornoe's Apparatus

ISO Topic Category (View Definitions)

  • Climatology/Meteorology/Atmosphere
  • Oceans

Platform

  • SHIPS

Instrument

  • HYDROMETERS
  • THERMOMETERS
  • WATER BOTTLES

Data Set Progress

complete

Data Center

National Snow and Ice Data Center
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel

Name: NSIDC User Services
Phone: 1 303 492-6199
Fax: 1 303 492-2468
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/noaa/

Data Center Personnel

Name: NOAA User Services
Phone: 1 303 492-6199 x
Fax: 1 303 492-2468 x
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Distribution

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 72 KB
Distribution Format: Microsoft Excel

Personnel

Fridtjof Nansen
Role: INVESTIGATOR

NSIDC User Services
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 1 303 492-6199 x
Fax: 1 303 492-2468 x
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Related URL

VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
access to data and documentation

Reference

Nansen, Fridtjof, ed. 1902. The Norwegian North Polar Expedition, 1893-1896, Scientific Results, Volume III. Christiania: Jacob Dybwad; London, New York, Bombay: Longmans, Green, and Co.; Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2002-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-03-07

Metadata Views

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